Profile: Frank Adamson
Dr. Adamson currently studies the effects of different political and economic approaches to education on student experiences and their performance in schools. His recent volume, Global Education Reform, compares the approaches of privatization and public investment to education policy in six countries. He has also studied the impact of charter school reform on students and communities in both Oakland and New Orleans. Previously, he published on the adoption of assessments of deeper learning and 21st century skills at the state, national, and international levels, as well as on teacher salary differences within metropolitan labor markets in New York and California. He has also completed studies for the USDOE, OECD, IEA, and UNESCO, including analyses of PISA and TIMSS, and has authored or co-authored 3 books and over 30 publications.